What Happened on July 28, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack in East Beirut, 25 killed
  • NASA releases transcript from doomed Challenger, pilot Michael Smith could be heard saying, "Uh-oh!" as spacecraft disintegrated

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandra Chando, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91
  • Syd Curnow, South African cricketer (168 runs in 7 Tests), dies